Destination guide

The artsy area of Columbus awaits your stay

Take a vacation to Columbus and enjoy the area's theater scene, live music and festivals. This cosmopolitan city is known for its sporting events, art and university setting. Local cultural sights include COSI and Columbus Museum of Art. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Columbus

Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Columbus a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sky Zone (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Via Vecchia Winery (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Ohio State Fairgrounds (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Ohio Expo Center and State Fair (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Grand Prix Karting (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Phoenix Golf Links (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Columbus

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Columbus is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Columbus Commons (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Battelle Riverfront Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Genoa Park and Amphitheater (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Topiary Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Scioto Audubon Metro Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Goodale Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Columbus

Fly into Columbus, OH (CMH-John Glenn Columbus Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.6 mi (10.6 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Columbus?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 156 holiday lettings near Columbus. From 69 Houses to 71 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Columbus is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Columbus?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Columbus:

  • South Columbus: 28 holiday homes
  • Near East Columbus: 34 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 47 holiday homes
  • University District: 44 holiday homes
  • The Ohio State University: 42 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Columbus?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Columbus. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Olentangy Park: 154 holiday lettings
  • Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum: 153 holiday lettings
  • Polaris Fashion Place: 155 holiday lettings
  • Hollywood Casino: 149 holiday lettings
  • King Arts Complex: 152 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Columbus listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Columbus?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 69 Houses in Columbus. Our other popular types of Columbus holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 71 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 2 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Columbus?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 13 holiday homes with pool available in Columbus. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.